C.R.S. Section 18-19-103.5
Rural alcohol and substance abuse surcharge

  • repeal


In addition to the surcharges established in section 18-19-103, each drug offender and each alcohol- or drug-related offender who is convicted, or receives a deferred sentence pursuant to section 18-1.3-102, shall be required to pay a surcharge to the clerk of the court in the county in which the conviction occurs or in which the deferred sentence is entered. The surcharge shall be in an amount determined by the judge but shall be not less than one dollar nor more than ten dollars.


The clerk of the court shall disburse the surcharge required by subsection (1) of this section as follows:


Five percent shall be deposited by the clerk in the judicial stabilization cash fund created in section 13-32-101 (6) for purposes of administering the disbursal of the surcharge pursuant to this subsection (2);


Ninety-five percent shall be disbursed to the state treasurer who shall credit the same to the rural alcohol and substance abuse cash fund created in section 27-80-117 (3), C.R.S.


The minimum penalty surcharge shall be mandatory, and the court shall have no discretion to suspend or waive the surcharge; except that the court may suspend or waive the surcharge for a defendant determined by the court to be indigent.


This section is repealed, effective September 1, 2025, unless the general assembly extends the repeal of the rural alcohol and substance abuse prevention and treatment program created in section 27-80-117.

Source: Section 18-19-103.5 — Rural alcohol and substance abuse surcharge - repeal, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-18.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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